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  • Thursday October 16th, 2014
    By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM AP Business Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A move to raise the cost of liquor at Virginia’s beverage control stores is distilling sour spirits from restaurants and bars, as well as consumers. As part of a plan to close a $2.4 billion budget gap, Gov. Terry McAuliffe has directed the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to hike the costs of liquor. The agency has not yet ...
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  • Wednesday October 15th, 2014
    Each year the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) celebrates a national Day for Kids to provide opportunities for parents and guardians to spend quality time with children. The Boys & Girls Club of The Northern Neck will celebrate its Kids Day on Saturday, October 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Activities will include recreational games and contests including corn hole, a free ...
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  • Wednesday October 15th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia is getting $9.3 million in federal funding to help residents sign up for health insurance. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said the money will help hire more than 100 people to help with enrollment that runs from Nov. 15 through Feb. 15. The governor’s office says the grant will play a large role in helping McAuliffe implement his plan to expand health care to ...
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  • Tuesday October 14th, 2014
    The Gloucester County Department of Planning & Zoning will sponsor a public information meeting on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7PM to discuss property the County has acquired, or will soon acquire, under FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). The meeting will be held at Achilles Elementary School, located at 9306 Guinea Road, Achilles, VA. Under the terms of the HMGP, the County must have a ...
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  • Tuesday October 14th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe is formally rolling out his energy plan for Virginia. Released two weeks ago, the McAuliffe energy blueprint will be presented Tuesday at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond. The event is sponsored by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Virginia League of Conservation Voters. Democrat McAuliffe embraces an “all of the above” strategy that promotes greater use of ...
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  • Tuesday October 14th, 2014
    Glouces­ter County res­i­dents have been issued a chal­lenge by the Parks, Recre­ation and Tourism Depart­ment along with the library to get out this month and expe­ri­ence the com­mu­nity from a dif­fer­ent per­spec­tive. They are host­ing a Com­mu­nity Ambas­sador Chal­lenge in cel­e­bra­tion of National Com­mu­nity Plan­ning Month. The pur­pose is to get peo­ple talk­ing and engaged about the com­mu­nity, said Emily Gib­son, senior com­pre­hen­sive plan­ner. “I think ...
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  • Tuesday October 14th, 2014
    Thanks to a NASA grant ‚the Vir­ginia Space Grant Con­sor­tium says stu­dents of Rap­pa­han­nock and other Vir­ginia Com­mu­nity Col­lege Sys­tem mem­ber insti­tu­tions that are pur­su­ing stud­ies in sci­ence, tech­nol­ogy, engi­neer­ing or math­e­mat­ics or (STEM) fields have gained access to new schol­ar­ships, research expe­ri­ences, intern­ships, and courses. The pro­gram, “STEM Takes Flight at Virginia’s Com­mu­nity Col­leges,” is a means of encour­ag­ing com­mu­nity col­lege stu­dents in STEM fields to per­se­vere with their stud­ies ...
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